3034 ABA Journal Corporate Law articles.
An agreement enacted by Disney World’s oversight board before its control was turned over to political appointees preserves power for Disney at the expense of the new board—and for quite a long time, thanks to a "King Charles clause."
Mar 31, 2023 3:33 PM CDT
Crowell & Moring has filed a lawsuit contending that it is entitled to a rent abatement and interest totaling $30 million because of a “force majeure event” that interfered with its use of the property.
Mar 29, 2023 4:18 PM CDT
A former BigLaw lawyer who previously gave up his law license has been arrested for allegedly lying to a bankruptcy court about his ability to pay creditors.
Mar 29, 2023 11:53 AM CDT
Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, the wife of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, led a conservative group that received nearly $600,000 in donations through a “fiscal sponsorship” provided by a think tank.
Mar 28, 2023 12:20 PM CDT
Two conservative justices are raising concerns about judge-appointed prosecutors in a dissent from the U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to hear the case of disbarred environmental lawyer Steven Donziger.
Mar 27, 2023 11:56 AM CDT
As rises in Chicago carjackings continue to increase fear among many residents, Cliff Nellis, an attorney and pastor who founded the Lawndale Christian Legal Center, says his nonprofit group represents a fair amount of young people charged with the crime.
Mar 27, 2023 8:44 AM CDT
A former Cozen O’Connor attorney has agreed to a one-year suspension of his law license in Pennsylvania for using information that he learned as a conflicts attorney to buy stock in advance of a merger.
Mar 21, 2023 2:47 PM CDT
A Louisiana law governing the sale of good worth more than $500 has doomed a lawsuit filed by a woman seeking to prevent the declawing of a Flame Point Himalayan kitten she sold to a North Carolina couple.
Mar 20, 2023 2:50 PM CDT
Husband-and-wife lawyers Jared and Elizabeth Lee Beck have filed a breach of contract suit in a bid for reinstatement to Twitter that is based on an Elon Musk tweet.
Mar 20, 2023 11:11 AM CDT
Executives at Jack Daniel’s, whose whiskey was first sold under that name in 1875, have requested that VIP Products stop selling dog chew toys shaped like liquor bottles but with parody names and themes, leading to a major trademark case that the U.S. Supreme Court will take up March 22.
Mar 16, 2023 12:26 PM CDT
The failure of Signature Bank in New York could lead to delays in accessing capital by the many midsize law firms that used its services, despite the government’s takeover of the financial institution, according to reporting by Law.com.
Mar 15, 2023 12:03 PM CDT
An increasing number of lawsuits are alleging that tracking tools on health care websites and patient portals allow Facebook and other third parties to obtain confidential medical information.
Mar 15, 2023 10:55 AM CDT
LeClairRyan’s bankruptcy trustee has reached a settlement with the defunct law firm’s last president and four lawyers serving on its board in 2019.
Mar 10, 2023 10:08 AM CST
A would-be class action lawsuit alleges that the DoNotPay website is engaged in the unauthorized practice of law and is harming its customers by providing legal services that are “substandard and poorly done.”
Mar 10, 2023 9:24 AM CST
The University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law is not in compliance with an accreditation standard focused on financial resources, the council of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar recently found.
Mar 8, 2023 1:35 PM CST
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